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Year 5 Hawks & Kestrels

Our fabulous teaching team 


                                Mrs Sawyers - Hawks class teacher        Mrs Rhodes - Kestrels class teacher          




                   Mrs Hughes - Maths Teacher                                       Miss Manning - Teaching Assistant   


A Force to be Reckoned With

Can you feel the force?


Year 5's first context for learning journey will be

'A force to be reckoned with' 

This half term we will learning all about the Ancient Egyptians and experimenting with different types of forces in Science. In Art, we will be sketching and re-creating Ancient Egyptian landscapes and using a range of materials to create Canopic Jars.

Take a look at the document below for additional information about what else we will be learning about this half term

Upcoming trips


Spring 1 - Science Museum

Exact date to be confirmed

Parent Curriculum Meeting PowerPoint (September 2023)

INSPIRE Meeting - Reading September 2023

OLD INSPIRE workshop - How to support Times Table learning at home (Feb 2023)


Please come to school already dressed in your PE kit on the days you have PE.

                            Wednesdays & Fridays



Every Friday you will take home a list of spellings to learn for a spelling test on the following Friday. Homework books are due in on Thursdays.


You are expected to read every day at home for 10 minutes every day. You  need to enter the date, and write a quick comment in your reading record book to show what you have read. This will be checked by your teacher every Friday.


TT Rockstars

You are expected to spend at least 20 minutes a week completing TT Rockstars. You will use your log in you used last year.


Reading support for parents/carers

Attached are the Reading Domain Questions to support you when asking your child questions whilst listening to them read every day. This will also be sent home with your child next week. 

Please scroll down the document to

KS2 reading domain questions 

Websites that can be used daily


Below is a list of useful links for apps/programs that children can access at home. These can be used alongside any daily learning that is given to the children. All children have been given/posted a pack with all the log ins that they will need.

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